What does Singing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. singing, vocalizing(noun)

    the act of singing vocal music

  2. tattle, singing, telling(adj)

    disclosing information or giving evidence about another

  3. cantabile, singing(adj)

    smooth and flowing

Wiktionary

  1. singing(Noun)

    The act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing.

  2. singing(Noun)

    Disclosing information, or giving evidence about another.

  3. singing(Noun)

    A gathering for the purpose of singing shape note songs.

  4. singing(Adjective)

    Smooth and flowing.

  5. singing(Adjective)

    Producing a whistling sound due to the escape of steam.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Singing

    of Sing

  2. Singing

    a. & n. from Sing, v

Freebase

  1. Singing

    Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm. One who sings is called a singer or vocalist. Singers perform music that can be sung either with or without accompaniment by musical instruments. Singing is often done in a group of other musicians, such as in a choir of singers with different voice ranges, or in an ensemble with instrumentalists, such as a rock group or baroque ensemble. In many respects human song is a form of sustained speech, nearly anyone able to speak can also sing. Singing can be formal or informal, arranged or improvised. It may be done for pleasure, comfort, ritual, education, or profit. Excellence in singing may require time, dedication, instruction, and regular practice. If practice is done on a regular basis then the sounds are said to be more clear and strong. Professional singers usually build their careers around one specific musical genre, such as classical or rock. They typically take voice training provided by voice teachers or vocal coaches throughout their careers.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. singing

    The chaunt by which the leadsman in the chains proclaims his soundings at each cast:-- "To heave the lead the seaman sprung, And to the pilot cheerly sung, By the deep--nine."

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Singing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4633

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Singing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2202

How to pronounce Singing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Singing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Singing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Singing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Singing in a Sentence

  1. Taher Mehsin:

    You used to hear women singing as they pushed their boats through the marshes at dawn, now, some of the men won't let their women out of the house.

  2. Jordan LeBaron:

    We've all grown up singing together and we all married musically talented people, music has been a unifying thing in our family, though we are all over Utah now from Kaysville to Salt Lake to St. George; we come together in the good times and during the trials with music keeping us real, and keeping us together, and keeping us happy.

  3. W. H. Auden:

    Precisely because we do not communicate by singing, a song can be out of place but not out of character; it is just as credible that a stupid person should sing beautifully as that a clever person should do so.

  4. Beauton Gilbow:

    I was singing along to a Trinidad James song, but completely understand how the video must appear in the context of the events that occurred this week.

  5. Toula Oberlies:

    It touches the heart no matter who is singing, but women bring a certain warmth, the ones that enjoy it the most are the big burly guys that you wouldn't expect. We went to a motorcycle shop near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. There was this big man with tattoos surrounded by all these motorcycles and we started singing and tears were rolling down his eyes.

Images & Illustrations of Singing

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